Greek island mayors press government to lighten migrants overload

Source: Reuters - View Original Article
Published: Jan 23, 2020
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80% "Medical assistance group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Thursday accused the Greek government of deliberately depriving at least 140 children with life-threatening diseases in ..."
78% "We see many children suffering diabetes, asthma, heart disease, who are forced to live in tents, in abysmal, unhygienic conditions, with no access to ..."
75% "Last year, 59,726 migrants and refugees reached Greek shores, according to the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR.""


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80% : Medical assistance group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Thursday accused the Greek government of "deliberately depriving" at least 140 children with life-threatening diseases in Moria on Lesbos of adequate medical care.
78% : ATHENS (Reuters) - Mayors of three Greek islands bearing the brunt of intensely overcrowded refugee and migrant camps demanded the transfer of thousands to the country's mainland during a meeting with the new migration minister in Athens on Thursday.
78% : "We see many children suffering diabetes, asthma, heart disease, who are forced to live in tents, in abysmal, unhygienic conditions, with no access to the specialized medical care and medication they need," said Hilde Vochten, MSF's medical coordinator in Greece.
75% : During a second day of protests over the plight of the camps and the conservative government's plans to replace them with holding centers, the mayors of Lesbos, Samos and Chios pressed for a swift resolution to the problem.
75% : Last year, 59,726 migrants and refugees reached Greek shores, according to the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR.

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